The Mother Knot

The Mother Knot

By: Jane Lazarre (author)Paperback

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Description

In this compelling memoir by a writer, mother, and feminist, Jane Lazarre confronts the myth of the "good mother" with her fiercely honest and intimate portrait of early motherhood as a time of profound ambivalence and upheaval, filled with desperation as well as joy, the struggle to reclaim a sense of self, and sheer physical exhaustion. Originally published in 1976, The Mother Knot is a feminist classic, as relevant today as it was twenty years ago.

About Author

Jane Lazarre is on the Faculty of Eugene Lang College at the New School for Social Research. She is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including Beyond the Whiteness of Whiteness and Wet Earth and Dreams, both published by Duke University Press.

Contents

Introduction / Maureen T. Reddy vii Preface to the Duke Edition xv Acknowledgments xix Preface xxi Part One: Birth 1 Part Two: Mothers and Fathers 53 Part Three: Children 105 Part Four: The Dark Lady 139

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780822320395
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780822320395
  • ISBN10: 0822320398

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